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Finance Administrator

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are assisting an internationally operating business based in Portsmouth with their recruitment for a Finance Administrator on a permanent basis. 

Responsibilities of the Finance Administrator:

  • Intercompany treasury transactions
  • Extract monthly interest charges from the treasury Management system and post into the general ledger
  • Assisting the Treasury Manager in maintaining bank mandates
  • Ensuring the service is delivered to meet the key performance indicators
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations for various bank accounts
  • Management of direct debits and standing orders
  • Input and collation of weekly accounts payable and expense payment runs onto Bacs platform
  • Bank signatory/mandate information
  • Manual payments administration
  • Ad-hoc analysis in support of the team and the Treasury & Transactional Manager
  • Performance statistics relating to the status of activities within cash & expenses administration, throughput of workload and other target related reporting
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the services provided, ensuring engagement with individuals who can validate and progress those opportunities
  • Effect payments using various online or manual payment systems
  • Maintain the bank mandates and other banking information and keep an up-to-date listing of all signatories as required
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate production of reconciliations
  • Ensuring effective, accurate and timely response to queries
  • Escalation of any issues faced in satisfying the customer demands
  • Ensuring timely and accurate production of reporting

Key skills and experience of the successful Finance Administrator:

  • Experienced banking platform administration and management
  • Ability to present and explain data clearly & concisely
  • Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed
  • Knowledge of VAT and cash management
  • Significant experience in the use of Microsoft Office 365 including Excel including pivot tables, Word and Outlook
  • Adopts a customer-centric approach to delivery of service
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality in respect to the work undertaken
  • Ability to perform the role consistently across the division at all levels
  • A demonstrable team player with an ability to help motivate those working with them
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify issues faced and to find solutions to those issues pro-actively


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